2015 Northeast CIM Patrons Benefit Dinner


On Saturday evening, February 21st, the highly anticipated 9th Annual Northeast CIM Patrons Benefit Dinner took place at the marvelous Valbella Restaurant in NYC. The dinner was attended by approximately 100 special guests dedicated to the continued success of the CIM program at NJIT. This is an all-time record in spite of the severe winter conditions that hit New York City at the time. The yearly dinner aims to raise funds to help support the CIM program.

This exceptional event was coordinated by the Northeast CIM Patrons Host Committee, Larry Silvi, Jamie Gentoso, Bill Layton, and Mike Gentoso. Also joining us from the CIM National Steering Committee was Nicole Maher, Chief Operating Officer, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA).

The NJIT Administration has also honored us with their support for the CIM program. Attending the event with their spouses was the Dean of the Newark College of Engineering, Dr. Moshe Kam, and the Chairman of the Department of Engineering Technology, Dr. Ronald Rockland. Three CIM graduates were among the attendants: Mike Ciallella (Titan America) and his wife, Nicolas Denicoli (County concrete) and his wife, and Sherif Girgis (Titan America). We are most thankful for everyone that was a part of this wonderful event and all those who continue to be CIM supporters.

Finally, I would like to thank the following generous sponsors for making this evening’s elegant event possible:

Platinum Sponsors:

The Silvi Group Companies
NYC Concrete Producers Association

Gold Sponsors:

Eastern Concrete Materials
Essroc Italcementi Group

Dinner Sponsors:

Sika Corporation
Flight Sponsors:
TSM Enterprise, Inc.
Euclid Chemical Company
Bank of America

Wine Sponsors:

Gerhart Scale Corporation
Morgan Stanley Venezia Hauling
John S. Connor, Inc.
Masters Concrete

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